DAVID ARTHUR SIMMONS
February 7, 1950 ~ November 23, 2013
David Arthur Simmons, 63, longtime volunteer fireman and EMT, died Nov. 23 at 7:30 a.m. in Vancouver, WA.
He is survived by sisters, Georgene "Jean" Wykes of Bend, OR and Bonnie Hunt of Cottage Grove, OR; five brothers, Mike Tolle of Salem, OR, Kevin Tolle of Cottage Grove, OR, Ray Tolle of Portland, OR, Dan Tolle of Portland, OR and Max Tolle from Springfield, OR; one son, David Michael Simmons of Seattle, WA; step-daughter, Tammy Galloway; two grandchildren, Amanda and Cody; one great-granddaughter, Audrina; and his best friend of 41 years, Clark "Corky" Hollingsworth.
A Celebration of Life for David A. Simmons will be held at the Spot Tavern at 7225 NE 4th Plain Rd. on Dec. 14th at 1:00 p.m. Immediate family at 3:00 p.m. at his brother, Corky's house. A memorial service will be held June 14th at Mary Gay Cogswell Pioneer Cemetery, Creswell, OR.
Please sign his guestbook at: www.columbian.com/obits.
Northwood Park Funeral Home
16407 NE 15th Ave. Ridgefield, WA 98642
Published in The Columbian on Dec. 1, 2013